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How old is he?: Could be something he is lying on, leaning against or wearing. Maybe a rash, not a bruise? Have his doctor take a look. ...Read more
Activity related: First is to consider whether there is any regular activity you do which could be causing this (i.e. Having to work on your knees, or playing soccer, etc). Next, you may need evaluation for a possible bleeding disorder which could explain your recurring problem. ...Read more
I've had a hit to my collarbone and ever since then ive got these re-accuring sharp pains and bruising in the inside? What could be causing the pain?
Contusion: How old is the injury? A bone bruise would take up to two weeks for symptoms to resolve. See your physician if pain or tenderness are worsening or if there is obvious deformity at the injured site. An xray would then be ordered. ...Read more
I've had this reoccurring bruise or so on my skin it's bluish and it's a bit bumpy, I've had it before once on my leg, it's not from bumping or so, why?
See a Dermatologist: This could be (and is likely) benign. However, from your description it should be examined and possibly biopsied depending how it looks. ...Read more
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It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the lesion. It is not likely to be cancer, however, you should discuss it with your doctor at the next opportunity.
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more
I have had a light reoccurring bruise on my hand. I thought it was from the hand dryer at work now I have it again with a small knot underneath if?
Hello, I noticed this reoccurring bruise on my penis shaft. It's always at healing stage (dry) and it keeps reoccurring.
Here are some...: Collect the specific features of the onset, duration, interval, and sequence of events, i.e., evolution & resolution of this recurrent bruise, and bring those to see a urologist. How to deal with such? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work closely with doc so to reach right Dx and right Rx, care, and counseling. ...Read more
I hurt my wrist 6 mons ago & now I have a reoccurring bruise it will go away and then it gets bigger and worse its 6inx 3in (ulnar side) what is it?
Laceration: Dear serval. I don't know deep the original laceration was or what structures were damaged. You may need to see a hand surgeon to get a handle on this one. Good luck. ...Read more
Reoccuring patella dislocation. Last one a week ago, little pain when it happened. Now lower medial sharp pain and half dollar size bruise.
Get reoccurring pain in calf, lasts 3/4 days then goes away. Gradually becomes more painful esp when walking, not sudden onset pain. Sometimes bruises?
Could be Serious...: Although your symptoms are not totally classic for deep vein phlebitis, they are close enough to warrant an immediate evaluation of such. A hands on exam and perhaps a test or two would either affirm or rule out the possibility of a potentially very serious condition. This is one of those times where the wait and see approach is not recommended. ...Read more
What would be the cause of a reoccurring warm sensation in my calf. Sometimes it's is also just a feeling there. Not lumps, bruises, my leg looks norm?
What you describe: May be what we call a "dysaesthesia". This is a sensation we perceive that doesn't have any obvious cause. Pain from an injury is NOT a dysaesthesia b/c there's an obvious cause. Dyasethesias are often caused by inflammation, pressure or overreaction of the nerves that send impulses from a specific part of the body to the brain. Determining a specific diagnosis or cause requires a medical eval. ...Read more
I have a re occurring bruise on the back of my left leg just below calf muscle. Lasts 3-5 days. No injury. No pain. More black than blue. 3rd time.?
Are single reccuring petechiae spots (not clusters) worrisome? I have tiny pink ones - 1 on thigh, 1 on buttock, 1 on lower leg, 2 on chest No bruises
What is the reason u can loose your hair and have bone pain and reoccuring bruises for no reason and breathing problems?
Your lifestyle: Your habits, eating, drinking and probably drugs and your environment you live in. ...Read more
Easy bruising, heavy menstruals, frequent headaches, reoccurring colds, fatigue, occasional UL Abd Pain, feeling full fast, 20 single petechea? Help!
Time to get checked.: It sounds like this has been going on a while. You need to get a good physical and appropriate labwork and other testing to get to the bottom of this. Might me some simple fix. If you have had fever for more than 3 days or it is over 101 or 102 and not relieved by Tylenol, (acetaminophen) you need to get seen today. Avoid Ibuprofen with easy bruising. No alcohol, drugs, supplements or otc meds not okayed by doc. ...Read more
Are single reccuring petechiae spots (not clusters) worrisome? 1 on thigh, 1 on buttock, 1 on lower leg, 4 on chest No bruises, platelets at 331
Evaluation: When the platelet is normal, patient need coagulation test to find the cause so be treated. ...Read more
What could cause small dark bruises to recur in the same spots on r knee. Also have pain and bulging veins on back of same knee and tickling on shin.
Varicose Veins: Although you need an exam to 100% sure, it sounds like you have varicose veins. Varicose veins are defective veins that hold abnormal amounts of blood and bulge out and bleed leading to bruises. These are very easily treated with a short same-day office procedure and it is almost always covered by health insurance. Vascular surgeons and other doctors specializing in phlebology can treat you. ...Read more
Have it evaluated: It is impossible to answer a question as this without seeing able to see the area involved. See a doctor if you are concerned. ...Read more
No.: For the most part, not dangerous at all. As they go away over 1-2 weeks they may turn a little yellowish, but that's normal. As long as the pain's going away also, there's nothing to worry about! Cheers! ...Read more
Bruise: For the first 24 hours, I would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. ...Read more
Low platelets?: You need to have your blood counts checked now. There are a number of causes of new bruising, the most common of which is an antibody-mediated destruction of your platelets (there are treatments for this). Are you having any other bleeding symptoms like nose bleeds or gum bleeding? A doctor will start with a few blood tests, and once a cause is found, treatment can be planned. ...Read more
Stop anticoagulants: Bruising is caused by bleeding and implies coagulation problems. Aspirin, nsaids, coumadin, (warfarin) plavix, xarelto, some herbals, and many others lead to bleeding. Check for these causes. Otherwise need a hematologist to check blood for lack of clotting factors as easy bruising/bleeding is not a good or natural sign, especially in a young person. Limit trauma. ...Read more
With no trauma...: Many causes of abnormal bleeding problem (coagulopathy): could relate to anything affecting platelets medication (rx or otc such as aspirin), bone marrow disorders, rapid destruction of platelets in spleen), one of many types hemophilia. Clotting is very complex: blood tests first (some unisual); if cause not clear: refer to hematologist. Often, spontaneous bruises less than 2cm turn out ok, c doc. ...Read more
Maybe what you take: Bruising of the skin has many causes. Medications such as aspirin, Coumadin (warfarin) or Plavix can. Supplements like vit e, fish oil and ginko may do it. Alcohol intake thins the blood. Simple aging skin becomes thinner and more prone to bruising, especially in women. However, if the cause is not obvious, it is extremely important to see your internist for a complete check up! ...Read more
Bruise: A bruise is not a rash nor is it an infection. It is blood that bled into the tissue under the skin. Putting a steroid cream on the skin will not in any way change the natural healing of the underlying bruise. No. Do not put this cream on a bruise. ...Read more